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The Ivanka Branded

Last year, the media was all over how Ivanka Trump was her father's secret weapon. He was going to have problems with the women's vote. But he needed to get as many as possible to vote for him anyway. He got around this by pimping his daughter (it's a 2008 David Shuster meme. Go look it up.)

Ivanka was supposed to be the feminist in the family who would stand up for women. It's probably more than that. When we vote for candidates, we vote for what we aspire to be. Many women can't see themselves as a bloated, ugly, stupid, selfish, ignorant, attention deficit disordered guy who's sexiest thing in his pants is his wallet.

But if you're a well off white woman who fancies herself progressive, Ivanka is your girl.
The Daily Show deconstructs the Ivanka Brand:

Stroll: Dreams of barroom girls…

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2 Responses

  1. Yeah, I don’t receive TV/media like this, so thanks for the clip from the Trevor show. It was nice to see some action on the “Ivanka” front.

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